Monthly Archives: March 2010

French Disconnection, 5: Vive la liberté

  The warning signs could not have been clearer. In a recent cover story, Art Press had singled out C.G. Jung and Mircea Eliade for special demonization. Their shared crime was unfettered  “obscurantism.” As it happened, in targeting these two … Continue reading

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The French Disconnection, 4: Encounters

.. Because I was living in the birthplace of deconstructivism – because I was invited to dinner with some of the movement’s most carefully constructed spooks – I mean spokes-persons, because my Art Press assignment called for a translation and … Continue reading

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The French Disconnection, 3: No Obligation

In the last decade of my professional life in France I provided English language translation, communication and marketing strategies for companies targeting American and expatriate markets. One of my clients was the preciously high-brow monthly revue called Art Press. Its … Continue reading

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